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ECE Faculty Awards & Honors


Awards at a Glance:

National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award
Michael Rotkowitz (2014)
Edo Waks (2009)
Nuno Martins (2007)
Thomas E. Murphy (2006)
Sennur Ulukus (2005)
Timothy Horiuchi (2004)
Pamela Abshire (2003)
Richard J. La (2003)
Rajeev Barua (2002)
Reza Ghodssi (2002)
Babis Papadopoulos √ (2001)
Min Wu (2002)
Donald Yeung (2001)
Romel Gomez (2000)
Bruce Jacob (1999)
David B. Stewart√ (1999)
Shuvra S. Bhattacharyya (1998)
Manoj Franklin (1997)
Jeffery Hollingsworth* (1997)
Peter Keleher (1996)
Leandros Tassiulas√ (1995)

NASA Early Career Faculty Space Technology Research Award
Jeremy Munday (2012, Inaugural Award)

Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE)
Edo Waks (2010)

NSF Presidential Young Investigator (PYI) Award
K.J. Ray Liu (1994)
Howard Milchberg (1988)
Eyad H. Abed (1987)
Nariman Farvardin (1987)
Rama Chellappa (1985)
Kazuo Nakajima (1985)
Mark Shayman (1985)
André Tits (1985)
Armand Makowski (1984)
Jon Orloff^ (1984)

NSF Research Initiation Award
K. J. Ray Liu
Leandros Tassiulas
Manoj Franklin (1994)
Nariman Farvardin
Rama Chellappa (1982)
Armand Makowski (1982)
Prakash Narayan (1982)
André Tits (1982)
Steve Marcus


Professional Society Awards and Honors:


American Physical Society James Clerk Maxwell Award
Phillip Sprangle (2013)

IEEE Computer Society Technical Achievement Award
Rama Chellappa (2008)

IEEE Computer Society Meritorious Service Award
Rama Chellappa (2004)

IEEE Control Systems Society Hendrik W. Bode Prize
P.S. Krishnaprasad (2007)

IEEE Magnetics Society Achievement Award
Isaak Mayergoyz (2009)

IEEE Signal Processing Society Award
Rama Chellappa (2009)

IEEE Signal Processing Society Technical Achievement Award
K. J. Ray Liu (2009)
Rama Chellappa (2000)

IEEE Signal Processing Society Meritorious Service Award
Rama Chellappa (2007)

The King-Sun Fu Prize, International Association of Pattern Recognition:
Rama Chellappa 2012


Distinguished Lectureships:

ACM Distinguished Speaker
Ankur Srivastava

IEEE Communications Society Distinguished Lecturer
Anthony Ephremides

IEEE Magnetics Society Distinguished Lecturer
Isaak Mayergoyz

IEEE Signal Processing Society Distinguished Lecturer
Rama Chellappa
K. J. Ray Liu


Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) Highly Cited Researchers
Nariman Farvardin
K. J. Ray Liu
Edward Ott
Uzi Vishkin

 

University of Maryland Awards and Honors:


Chaired Professors
John Baras
Rama Chellappa
Christopher Davis
Anthony Ephremides
Reza Ghodssi
K. J. Ray Liu
Isaak Mayergoyz

Distinguished University Professors
Anthony Ephremides
Edward Ott

Distinguished Scholar-Teacher Award, University of Maryland
Reza Ghodssi (2014-2015)
Min Wu (2013-2014)
Carol Espy-Wilson (2012-2013)
Patrick O'Shea (2009-2010)
K. J. Ray Liu (2006-2007)
Howard Milchberg (2005-2006)
Rama Chellappa (2003-2004)
Michael Fu (2004-2005)
Steve Marcus (2000-2001)
Isaak Mayergoyz (1995-1996)
William W. Destler (1992-1993)
Christopher Davis (1989-1990)

 

Clark School of Engineering Poole and Kent Senior Faculty Teaching Award
Christopher Davis (2012)
Rama Chellappa (2011)
Adrian Papamarcou (2010)
K. J. Ray Liu (2005)
Charles Striffler^ (2000)
William W. Destler (1994)
Isaak Mayergoyz (1987)

Clark School of Engineering E. Robert Kent Junior Faculty Teaching Award
Pamela Abshire (2011)
Min Wu (2010)
Thomas E. Murphy (2008)
Romel Gomez (2005)
Adrian Papamarcou (1996)
Wesley Lawson (1991)

Clark School of Engineering Outstanding Faculty Research Award
K.J. Ray Liu (2008)
Rama Chellappa (2007)
Edward Ott (2005)
Thomas Antonsen (2004)

George Corcoran Award for Faculty, ECE Department, University of Maryland
Alireza Khaligh (2013)
Sennur Ulukus (2012)
Nuno Martins (2010)
Peter Petrov (2009)
Ankur Srivastava (2007)
Thomas E. Murphy (2005)
Pamela Abshire (2004)
Rajeev Barua (2003)
Min Wu (2003)
Gang Qu (2002)
Reza Ghodssi (2001)
Babis Papagopoulos√ (2000)
Donald Yeung (2000)
Bruce Jacob (1999)
Romel Gomez (1998)
David B. Stewart√ (1997)
André Tits (1996)
R. Greenberg√ (1995)
K. J. Ray Liu (1994)
W. Dayawansa√ (1993)
Adrian Papamarcou (1992)
T. Fuja√ (1991)
Neil Goldsman (1990)
Wesley Lawson (1989)
Mark Shayman (1988)
Nariman Farvardin (1987)
K. Webb√ (1986)
Shihab Shamma (1985)
Eyad Abed (1984)
Charles Striffler^ (1983)
Isaak Mayergoyz (1982)
James Pugsley (1981)
D. Simons√ (1980)
Christopher Davis (1979)
Anthony Ephremides (1978)
William W. Destler (1977)
Steven Tretter (1976)
Charles Silio (1975)
Fawzi P. Emad^ (1974)
William Levine (1973)
Kawthar Zaki^ (1972)

ISR Outstanding Systems Engineering Faculty Award, University of Maryland
Sennur Ulukus (2011)
Shihab Shamma (2007)
Pamela Abshire (2006)
Timothy Horiuchi (2004)
Reza Ghodssi (2003)
Michael Fu* (2002)
Anthony Ephremides (2000)
Steven Marcus (1999)
K. J. Ray Liu (1996)
Nariman Farvardin (1993)
P.S. Krishnaprasad (1991)
Eyad H. Abed (1990)
André Tits (1988)

University of Maryland Invention of the Year Award
Min Wu (2011)
K. J. Ray Liu (2010)
Carol Espy-Wilson (2009)
Gary Rubloff (2009)
Martin Peckerar (2008)
Neil Goldsman (2008)
John Baras (2008)
Rama Chellappa (2006)
K. J. Ray Liu (2004)
Pamela Abshire (2004)
Christopher Davis (2000)
Nariman Farvardin (1999)
James Hendler* (1998)
Kawthar Zaki^ (1996)
John Baras (1991 & 1994)


* Denotes that the faculty member holds a primary appointment with another department on campus, and an affiliate appointment with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
√ Denotes that faculty member is no longer affiliated with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
** Professor of the Practice 
 
^ Faculty Emeritus

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Fellows/Inductees:

National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Members
Jeong Kim** (2004)

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Fellows
Mario Dagenais (2009)
Mark Shayman (2009)
Alexander Barg (2008)
Michael Fu (2007)
Eyad H. Abed (2001)
Ashok Agrawala*
John Baras (1984)
Gilmer Blankenship
Rama Chellappa
Christopher Davis (1993)
Nicholas DeClaris^
William W. Destler
Anthony Ephremides (1984)
Nariman Farvardin (1998)
Victor Granatstein
Robert Harger^
Joseph JaJa (1996)
P.S. Krishnaprasad (1990)
Chi Lee^ (1991)
William Levine (1986)
Hung C. Lin^
K.J. Ray Liu (2003)
Armand Makowski (2006)
Steven Marcus
Isaak Mayergoyz (1987)
John Melngailis
Prakash Narayan (2001)
Robert Newcomb
Patrick G. O'Shea
Jon Orloff^
Edward Ott
Martin Peckerar (1993)
Martin Reiser^ (1993)
Leonard Taylor^
Andre Tits (1997)
Kawthar Zaki^

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellows
Rama Chellappa
K.J. Ray Liu
Patrick O'Shea
Herbert Rabin

Acoustical Society of America Fellows
Carol Espy-Wilson (2005)
Shihab Shamma (2004)

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Fellows
Herbert Rabin

American Physical Society (APS) Fellows
Thomas Antonsen (1986)
William W. Destler
Victor Granatstein
Howard Milchberg
Patrick G. O'Shea
Edward Ott
Herbert Rabin
Martin Reiser
Gary Rubloff*
Thirumalai Venkatesan

American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery Fellows
Leonard Taylor^

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Fellows
Rama Chellappa (2013)
Joseph JaJa (2000)
Uzi Vishkin (1996)

General Electric Company Visiting Research Fellow
Isaak Mayergoyz (1988)

Institute of Physics Fellows
Christopher Davis (1989)

International Association of Pattern Recognition Fellow
Rama Chellappa

Optical Society of America (OSA) Fellows
Igor Smolyaninov
Rama Chellappa
Mario Dagenais
Julius Goldhar
Chi Lee^
Howard Milchberg
Herbert Rabin

Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Science
John Baras (2006)

Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
Steven Marcus


* Denotes that the faculty member holds a primary appointment with another department on campus, and an affiliate appointment with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
√ Denotes that faculty member is no longer affiliated with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
** Professor of the Practice 
 
^ Faculty Emeritus

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Awards & Honors by Faculty Name

A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L - M - N - O - P - Q - R - S - T - U - V - W - X - Y - Z


A

Eyad Abed

  • IEEE Fellow (2002)
  • Senior Fulbright Scholar Award, from the Council for the International Exchange of Scholars, Washington, D.C. (1996-1997)
  • O. Hugo Schuck Best Paper Award, American Automatic Control Council (1994)
  • Alan Berman Research Publication Award, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, D.C. (1992)
  • Outstanding Systems Engineering Faculty Award, Institute for Systems Research, University of Maryland (1990)
  • NSF Presidential Young Investigator (1987)
  • George Corcoran Award, ECE Department, University of Maryland (1984)
  • Outstanding Professor Award, IEEE Student Branch, University of Maryland (1983)
  • Advisory Editorial Board of Nonlinear Dynamics

Pamela Abshire

  • ISR Outstanding Systems Engineering Faculty Award, University of Maryland (2006)
  • University of Maryland Invention of the Year Award, Physical Sciences category, “Cell Sensor Based Pathogen Detection” (2005)
  • George Corcoran Award, ECE Department, University of Maryland (2004)
  • Distinguished Service Award, IEEE Washington Section (2004)
  • IEEE Women in Engineering Washington Area Affinity Group, Vice Chair (2004)
  • NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award (2003)
  • Co-Chair for Annual WIE Symposium (2003 and 2004)
  • Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II
  • Member of IEEE Circuits and Systems Society Technical Committees on Biomedical Circuits and Systems, Nanoelectronics and Gigascale Systems, Neural Systems and Applications, Sensory Systems

Thomas Antonsen

  • Clark School of Engineering Outstanding Faculty Research Award (2004)
  • IEEE Plasma Science and Applications Award (2003)
  • Robert L. Woods Award for "Excellence in Vacuum Electronics" (1999)
  • American Physical Society Fellow (1986)

John Baras

  • Maryland Daily Record Innovator of the Year Award (2009)
  • Jimmy Lin Award for Innovation and Invention, ECE Department, UMD (2009)
  • University of Maryland Invention of the Year Award (2008)
  • 26th Army Science Conference Best Paper Award for Information
    Technology/C4ISR (2007)
  • Foreign Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Science (IVA) (2006)
  • University of Maryland College Park Mancur Olson Research Achievement Award (1998)
  • Outstanding Paper Award, for “ATM in Hybrid Networks” presented at Design SuperCon 1996 Conference, Santa Clara, CA (1996)
  • University of Maryland Invention of the Year Award for “A System Design for a Hybrid Network Data Communications Terminal Using Asymmetric TCP/IP to Support Internet Applications” (1994)
  • Alan Berman Research Publication Award, from the Naval Research Laboratory for “Hierarchical Wavelet Representations of Ship Radar Returns” (1993)
  • University of Maryland Invention of the Year Award for “Low Complexity CELP Speech Coder” (1991)
  • IEEE Fellow (1984)
    1983, Alan Berman Research Publication Award, from the Naval Research Laboratory; for "Analysis and Evaluation of an Advanced EW System I: Deterministic Formulation", Naval Research Laboratory Technical Report 8629, August 11, 1983.
  • Outstanding Paper Award, IEEE, Control Systems Society for “Discrete-Time Point Processes in Urban Traffic Queue Estimation” (1980)
  • Naval Research Laboratory Research Publication Award for “Ship RCS Scintillation Simulation” (1978)
  • Permanent Lockheed Martin Chair in Systems Engineering


B

Behtash Babadi

  • GSAS Merit Fellowship, Harvard University, 2010

David Barbe

  • Olympus Lifetime of Educational Innovation Award (2008)

Alexander Barg

  • IEEE Fellow (2008)
  • Editorial Board, Advances in Mathematics of Communication, 2006 - present
  • Editorial Board, Serdica, Journal of Computing, 2005 - present
  • Editorial Board, SIAM Journal on Discrete Mathematics, 2004 - present
  • Editorial Board, Problems of Information Transmission, 1993 - present
  • Editorial Board, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, 1997 - 2000

Rajeev Barua

  • NSF CAREER Award (2002)
  • George Corcoran Award (2003)
  • Finalist, Inventor of the Year Award, University of Maryland (3 finalists among
    35 invention submissions) (2004)

Shuvra Bhattacharyya

  • Best Paper Award IEEE Workshop on Signal Processing Systems (2007)
  • Nokia Distinguished Lecturer (2006)
  • Fulbright Senior Specialist (2005)
  • NSF CAREER Award (1998)

Gilmer Blankenship

  • IEEE Fellow


C

Rama Chellappa

  • Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Fellow (2013)
  • AAAS Fellow (2013)
  • International Association of Pattern Recognition K.S. Fu Prize, (2012)
  • Clark School of Engineering Poole and Kent Senior Faculty Teaching Award (2011)
  • Outstanding Electrical and Computer Engineer Alumni Award, Purdue University (2010)
  • IEEE Signal Processing Society Award (2009)
  • IEEE Computer Society Technical Achievement Award (2008)
  • Optical Society of America Fellow
  • IBM Faculty Award (2008)
  • IBM Faculty Award (2007)
  • IEEE Signal Processing Society Meritorious Service Award (2007)
  • Clark School of Engineering Outstanding Faculty Research Award (2007)
  • IBM Faculty Award (2006)
  • Co-Author of Best Student Paper, received by one of his students at ICPR (2006)
  • IEEE Computer Society Meritorious Service Award (2004)
  • IEEE Signal Processing Society Vice President of Awards & Membership (2002-2004)
  • Distinguished Scholar-Teacher Award, University of Maryland (2003-2004)
  • IEEE Signal Processing Society Technical Achievement Award (2001)
  • Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence
  • Co-Editor-in-Chief of Graphical Models and Image Processing
  • Assoc. Editor, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, Image Processing, and Neural Networks
  • IEEE Signal Processing Society Board of Governors (1996-1999)
  • Fellow of the International Association of Pattern Recognition (1996)
  • IEEE Fellow
  • Distinguished Research Faculty Fellow, University of Maryland (1996-1998)
  • Best Paper Award, International Conference on Pattern Recognition (1992)
  • Best Industry Related Paper, International Association of Pattern Recognition (1992)
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, School of Engineering, Univ. of Southern California (1990)
  • IBM Faculty Development Award (1985)
  • NSF Presidential Young Investigator (1985)
  • IBM Faculty Development Award (1985)


D

Dana Dachman-Soled

  •  Recipient of the FF SEAS Presidential Fellowship (4-year fellowship)

Mario Dagenais

  • Optical Society of America Fellow
  • IEEE Fellow (2009)

Christopher Davis

  • University of Maryland Invention of the Year Award in Information Science (2000)
  • Technology Education Award of Distinction awarded by the Technology Education Association of Maryland (1994)
  • Fellow of IEEE (1993)
  • NASA Certificate of Recognition for Fiber Injection Locked Broad Area Laser (1992)
  • AT&T/ASEE Award for Excellence in Engineering Education (1990)
  • Distinguished Scholar-Teacher Award, University of Maryland (1989-1990)
  • Fellow of the Institute of Physics (1989)
  • NSF Creativity Award (1983)
  • S.E.R.C. Senior Visiting Fellow, University of Cambridge (1982)
  • George Corcoran Award, ECE Department, University of Maryland (1978)

Lee Davisson^

  • Clark School of Engineering Outstanding Commitment Award (1998)

Nicholas DeClaris

  • IEEE Fellow

Tudor Dumitras

  • Best Scientific Cybersecurity Paper, Honorable  Mention, NSA 2013
  • A.G. Jordan Award,  Carnegie Mellon ECE Department (for outstanding Ph.D. thesis and service) 2011
  • John Vlissides Award, ACM  SIGPLAN (for significant promise in applied software research) 2009
  • 1stPlace,    ACM    Student    Research    Competition,    OOPSLA’09 2009
  • Research Grant, Amazon Web Services (for reducing upgrade failures via upgrades-as-a-service) 2009
  • Graduate    Student    Service    Award,    Carnegie    Mellon    University 2006
  • Best Paper Award, Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference 2003
  • Excellence scholarship, French  government's EIFFEL program 1999–2001


E


Fawzi Emad

  • George Corcoran Award, ECE Department, University of Maryland (1974)

Anthony Ephremides

  • U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Alan Berman Research Publication Award (2007)
  • IEEE Information Theory Society Aaron Wyner Distinguished Service Award (2006)
  • Kirwan Research and Scholarship Prize, University of Maryland (2002)
  • IEEE Millennium Medal (2000)
  • ACM/SIGMOBILE Award for Outstanding Contributions to Research on Mobility of Systems, Users, Data, and Computing (1997)
  • IEEE Fellow
  • President of the IEEE Information Theory Society
  • President of the Information Theory Society
  • Member, IEEE Institute Board of Directors

Carol Y. Espy-Wilson

  • Maryland Daily Record Innovator of the Year Award (2010)
  • Fellow of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study (2008-2009)
  • University of Maryland Invention of the Year Award (2009)
  • Acoustical Society of America Fellow (2005)
  • Honda Initiation Award (2003-2004)
  • NIH Independent Scientist Award (1998-2003)
  • Clare Booth Luce Professorship (1990-1995)
  • NSF Minority Initiation Award (1990-1992)
  • Associate Editor of ASA magazine, Acoustics Today


F


Nariman Farvardin, Dean

  • Invention of the Year Award, Univ. of Maryland Office of Technology Liaisons (1999)
  • IEEE Fellow (1998)
  • ISR Outstanding Systems Engineering Faculty Award, University of Maryland (1993)
  • NSF Presidential Young Investigator (1987)
  • NSF Research Initiation Award

Manoj Franklin

  • NSF CAREER Award (1997)
  • Clemson University Board of Trustees Faculty Excellence Award (1997)
  • NSF Research Initiation Award (1994-1997)


G


Reza Ghodssi

  • Outstanding Systems Engineering Faculty Award, Institute for Systems Research, University of Maryland (2003)
  • NSF CAREER Award (2002)
  • George Corcoran Award, ECE Department, University of Maryland (2001)

Julius Goldhar

  • Optical Society of America Fellow

Neil Goldsman

  • University of Maryland Invention of the Year Award (2008)

Romel Gomez

  • Clark School of Engineering E. Robert Kent Outstanding Teaching Award (2005)
  • Recognized as Influential Educator, Celebrating Teachers Program of University of Maryland's Center for Teaching Excellence (2001)
  • NSF CAREER Award (2000)
  • ECE Department George Corcoran Faculty Award (1998)
  • Member of the IEEE Transaction of Magnetics Editorial Board

Victor Granatstein

  • Robert L. Woods Award for Leadership in the Vacuum Electronics Community (1998)
  • IEEE Fellow (1992)
  • IEEE Plasma Science and Applications Prize (1991)
  • J. Calame, American Physical Society Award for Outstanding Thesis in Beam Physics and Engineering (1991)
  • American Physical Society Fellow (1981)
  • R.D. Conrad Award for Scientific Achievement, from the Secretary of the Navy (1981)
  • E.O. Hulbert Science Award, from the Naval Resaerch Laboratory (1979)


H


Robert Harger^

  • Clark School of Engineering Outstanding Commitment Award (1998)
  • IEEE Fellow

Timothy Horiuchi

  • ISR Outstanding Systems Engineering Faculty Award, University of Maryland (2004)
  • NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award (2004)


I


J


Bruce Jacob

  • Clark School of Engineering Keystone Professor (2006)
  • IBM Shared University Research Award (2005)
  • University of Maryland Award for Teaching Excellence (2004)
  • NSF CAREER Award (1999)
  • George Corcoran Award, ECE Department, University of Maryland (1999)

Joseph JaJa

  • Internet2 Driving Exemplary Applications (IDEA) Award (2006)
  • ACM Fellow (2000)
  • R&D Magazine's R&D 100 Award (1997)
  • IEEE Fellow (1996)


K

Alireza Khaligh

  • 2013 George Corcoran Memorial Award from the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Maryland
  • 2013 Best Vehicular Electronics Paper Award from IEEE Vehicular Technology Society (VTS
  • 2012 Best Vehicular Electronics Paper Award from IEEE Vehicular Technology Society (VTS)
  • 2010 Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award sponsored by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)
  • 2009 Armour College of Engineering Excellence in Teaching Award, Illinois Institute of Technology

Jeong Kim**

  • Member of National Academy of Engineering
  • Ernst & Young’s Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year Award
  • KPMG Peat Marwick LLP High Tech Entrepreneur Award
  • Maryland High Technology Council Entrepreneur of the Year Award

P.S. Krishnaprasad

  • IEEE Control Systems Society Hendrik W. Bode Prize (2007)
  • Distinguished Faculty Research Fellow (1998-2000)
  • Outstanding Systems Engineering Faculty Award, Institute for Systems Research, University of Maryland (1990-1991)
  • IEEE Fellow (1990)


L


Richard La

  • NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award (2003)

Wesley Lawson

  • Clark School of Engineering Keystone Professor (2006)
  • Robert L. Woods Award for "Excellence in Vacuum Electronics" (1999)
  • Clark School of Engineering E. Robert Kent Junior Faculty Teaching Award (1991)

Chi H. Lee^

  • IEEE Fellow (1991)
  • Optical Society of America Fellow 
  • Photonics Society of Chinese-Americans Fellow

William Levine

  • President, American Automatic Control Council (2004 and 2005)
  • IEEE Millennium Medal (2000)
  • Associate Editor at Large, IEEE Transactions on Control (1998-2004)
  • Schroers Award for Outstanding Rotorcraft Research (1998)
  • Best Engineering Handbook by the Association of American Publishers (1996)
  • President of the IEEE Control Systems Society (1991)
  • Distinguished Member, IEEE Control Systems Society (1990)
  • Editor for Rapid Publications, Technical Communiques and Correspondence,
    Automatica (1985-1993)
  • Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Control (1981-1982)
  • Award for the Outstanding Paper in the IEEE Trans. On Automatic Control for "Discrete Time Point Processes in Urban Traffic Queue Estimation" (1979)
  • George Corcoran Award, ECE Department, University of Maryland (1972)
  • IEEE Fellow

Hung C. Lin^

  • Celebrating Teachers Award (2000)
  • Election to Academia Sinica (2000)
  • Clark School of Engineering Outstanding Commitment Award (1998)
  • Inducted into Maryland Engineering Innovation Hall (1990)
  • J. J. Ebers Award of IEEE Electron Devices Society (1978)
  • IEEE Fellow

K. J. Ray Liu

  • University of Maryland Invention of the Year Award (2010)
  • IEEE Signal Processing Society Technical Achievement Award (2009)
  • Clark School Outstanding Faculty Research Award (2008)
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow
  • Fellow, University of Maryland Academy of Excellence in Teaching and Learning
  • Distinguished Scholar-Teacher Award, University of Maryland (2006-2007)
  • IEEE Signal Processing Society Best Paper Award (2005)
  • Poole and Kent Company Senior Faculty Teaching Award - A. James Clark School of Engineering (College of Engineering), University of Maryland (2005)
  • University of Maryland Invention of the Year Award, Information Science category (2005)
  • European Association for Signal, Speech and Image Processing (EURASIP) Best Paper Award (2004)
  • Board of Governors, IEEE Signal Processing Society (2004 - present)
  • Distinguished Lecturer, IEEE Signal Processing Society (2004)
  • EURASIP Meritorious Service Award (2004)
  • Fellow of IEEE (2003)
  • Best Paper Award - 50th IEEE International Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC), Amsterdam (1999)
  • Outstanding Systems Engineering Faculty Award, Institute for Systems Research, University of Maryland (1996)
  • National Science Foundation National Young Investigator (1994)
  • George Corcoran Award, ECE Department, University of Maryland (1994)
  • IEEE Signal Processing Society's Senior Award (Best Paper Award) (1993)
  • Research Initiation Award, Signal Processing Program, National Science Foundation (1993)
  • Vice President - Publication, IEEE Signal Processing Society (2006 - 2008)
  • Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Signal Processing Magazine (2003 - 2005)
  • Editor-in-Chief, EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing (2000- 2002)


M


Armand Makowski

  • IEEE Fellow (2005)
  • NSF Presidential Young Investigator (1984)

Steven Marcus

  • Distinguished Scholar-Teacher Award, University of Maryland (2000-2001)
  • Outstanding Systems Engineering Faculty Award, Institute for Systems Research, University of Maryland (1999)
  • IEEE Fellow (1986)
  • NSF Research Initiation Award
  • Editor-in-Chief, SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization (2000-2005)
  • Corresponding Editor, SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization (1991-1999, 2006-present)
  • Associate Editor, SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization (1990-91)
  • Member, Editorial Advisory Board, Acta Applicandae Mathematicae: An
  • International Journal on Applying Mathematics and Mathematical Applications (1983-present)
  • Associate Editor, Mathematics of Control, Signals, and Systems (1987-2002)
  • Associate Editor, IEEE Trans. Information Theory (1990-1992)
  • Associate Editor, Discrete Event Dynamic Systems: Theory and Applications (1990-2001)
  • Associate Editor, IEEE Trans. Automatic Control (1980-81)

Nuno Martins

  • George Corcoran Award for Faculty, ECE Department, University of Maryland (2010)
  • NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award (2007)
  • American Automatic Control Council's (AACC) O. Hugo Schuck Award for Theory

Isaak Mayergoyz

  • IEEE Magnetics Society Achievement Award (2009)
  • Winner, UM $50K Business Competition, Faculty & Graduate Student Category (2006)
  • Distinguished Scholar-Teacher Award, University of Maryland (1995-1996)
  • College of Engineering Poole and Kent Senior Faculty Teaching Award (1987)
  • IEEE Fellow (1987)
  • IEEE Magnetic Society Distinguished Lecturer (1994)
  • George Corcoran Award, ECE Department, University of Maryland (1982)
  • Outstanding Professor Award of the IEEE Student Branch of University of Maryland (1982)
  • Member and Chair of IEEE Fellows Evaluation Committee of Magnetics Society (2003-2006)
  • Member of Editorial Board of IEEE Transactions on Magnetics (1997-present)
  • Editor of Academic Press-Elsevier Electromagnetism Series (1996-present)
  • Member of Administrative Committee of IEEE Magnetics Society (1997-2003)
  • Editor of IEEE Transactions on Magnetics (1997-2001)
  • Coordinator of IEEE Magnetics Society Distinguished Lecturer Program (1996-2002)
  • Member of Edison Medal Committee of IEEE Award Board (1989-1991)
  • Associate Editor of "COMPEL," International Journal on Numerical Computations and Mathematics in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (1981-1995)
  • Research Fellow of GE Research Development Center

John Melngailis

  • IEEE Fellow

Howard Milchberg

  • American Physical Society (APS) Excellence in Plasma Physics Award (2005)
  • Distinguished Scholar-Teacher Award, University of Maryland (2005-2006)
  • Supervisor of American Physical Society Division of Plasma Physics Dissertation Award Winner (1999)
  • American Physical Society Fellow (1995)
  • NSF Presidential Young Investigator (1988)

Jeremy Munday

  • SPIE Early Career Achievement Award (2014)
  • NASA Early Career Faculty Space Technology Research Award (2012)

Thomas E. Murphy

  • Clark School of Engineering E. Robert Kent Junior Faculty Teaching Award (2008)
  • Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Young Faculty Award (2007)
  • NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award (2006)
  • George Corcoran Award, ECE Department, University of Maryland (2005)
  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award (2004)


N


Kazuo Nakajima

  • NSF Presidential Young Investigator (1985)

Prakash Narayan

  • IEEE Fellow
  • NSF Research Initiation Award (1982)
  • Editorial Board, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, 2000 - 2003

Robert Newcomb

  • IEEE Life Fellow
  • IEEE CAS Society Golden Jubilee Medal Award
  • IEEE CAS Society Education Award
  • Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE)
  • The laboratory "Laboratorio de Comunicacion Oral Robert Wayne Newcomb" at the Universidad Politecnica de Madrid was named after Professor Newcomb (2005)
  • Fellowship for undergraduates was named after Professor Newcomb at Pohung University of Science and Technology, POSTECH, South Korea
  • Cited among "1000 International Living Legends" by Cambridge Biographical (2004)
  • Awarded Fulbright-Hayes Scholarship to Malaysia (1983)
  • Undergraduate Best Teaching Award, "Order of the Ohm," awarded by the Eta Kappa Nu undergraduates (1979)
  • Awarded Fulbright Scholarship to Australia (1963)
  • Editor of "Neurocomputing Letters" (2001-2006)
  • Associate Editor of four different versions of the IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems
  • Editor of the Prentice-Hall Series on Networks
  • Honorary Member (as founder) of the governing board of the international conference "Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems" (MTNS)
  • IEEE Circuits and Systems Distinguished Lecturer on Semistate Theory, Ear-Type Systems, and The Scientific Basis of the Gita (2001)
  • IEEE Midwest Circuits and Systems Conference was designated, and held a special lunch, in Prof. Newcomb's honor (2000)
  • Technical Program Vice Chair for the IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Information Hiding and Multimedia Signal Processing, Dec. 2006, Pasadena, California
  • "Systems Workshop on Adaptive Systems" (SWAN'06) being held in Prof. Newcomb's and his doctoral student's honor at the University of Texas, December 2006


O


Patrick G. O'Shea, Chair

  • Distinguished Scholar-Teacher Award, University of Maryland (2009)
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow
  • Distinguished Scholar-Teacher Award, University of Maryland (2009-2010)
  • U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Alan Berman Research Publication Award (2007)
  • American Physical Society Fellow
  • IEEE Fellow

Jon Orloff^

  • NSF Presidential Young Investigator (1984)
  • IEEE Fellow
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellow

Yavuz Oruc

  • University of Maryland Award for Innovation in Teaching with Technology (2000)
  • Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems

Edward Ott

  • Clark School of Engineering Outstanding Faculty Research Award (2005)
  • Celebrating Teachers Award (2000) 
  • Distinguished University Professor (1995)
  • IEEE Fellow
  • American Physical Society Fellow
  • Institute for Scientific Information World's 100 Most Cited Physicists
  • Fellow, World Innovation Foundation
  • Former Editor, Physica D
  • Former Associate Editor, Physical Review Letters
  • Former Associate Editor, Physics of Fluids
  • Former member of the Editorial Board, Physical Review A
  • Former member of the Editorial Board, Chaos
  • Former member of the Editorial Board, Dynamics and Stability of Systems
  • Editorial Board, Central European Journal of Physics


P

Piya Pal

  • Winner of Everhart Lecture Series, Caltech, 2013.
  • Best Student Paper Award at IEEE DSP Workshop, Sedona, AZ, 2011.
  • Best Student Paper Award (third position) at 45th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, Nov. 2011.

Charalampos (Babis) Papamanthou

  • Kanellakis and van Dam fellow

Adrian Papamarcou

  • Clark School of Engineering Poole and Kent Senior Faculty Teaching Award (2010)
  • Clark School of Engineering E. Robert Kent Outstanding Teacher Award (1996)

Martin Peckerar

  • University of Maryland Invention of the Year Award (2008)
  • IEEE Fellow (1993)

Peter Petrov

  • George Corcoran Award for Faculty, ECE Department, University of Maryland (2009)
  • John Atanasoff Award (2008)

James Pugsley

  • Clark School of Engineering Outstanding Commitment Award (1998)


Q


Gang Qu

  • Best Paper Award for the IEEE Conference on Application-specific Systems, Architectures and Processors (2006)
  • George Corcoran Award, ECE Department, University of Maryland (2002)
  • ACM International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking Best Paper Award (2001)


R


Herbert Rabin

  • University of Maryland President's Medal (2010)
  • Department of Defense Distinguished Civilian Service Award
  • American Physical Society Fellow
  • Optical Society of America Fellow
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow
  • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Fellow

Martin Reiser^

  • U.S. Particle Accelerator School Prize for Achievements in Accelerator Physics and Technology (2003)
  • IEEE Fellow (1993)
  • U.S. Senior Scientist ("Humboldt") Award (1992)
  • American Physical Society Fellow (1985)


S


Shihab Shamma

  • ISR Outstanding Faculty Award (2007)
  • Acoustical Society of America Fellow

Mark Shayman, Associate Dean

  • IEEE Fellow (2009)
  • University of Maryland Award for Entrepreneurship (2006)
  • George Corcoran Award, ECE Department, University of Maryland (1988)
  • NSF Presidential Young Investigator (1985)
  • Donald P. Eckman Award from the American Automatic Control Council, the US Member organization in the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) (1984)
  • Former Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control

Charles Silio

  • George Corcoran Award, ECE Department, University of Maryland (1975)

 

Ankur Srivastava^

  • Best Paper Award, ACM International Symposium on Physical Design (ISPD 2007)

Charles Striffler^

  • Poole and Kent Teaching Award (2000)
  • George Corcoran Award, ECE Department, University of Maryland (1983)


T


Leonard Taylor^

  • IEEE Life Fellow
  • Americal Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery Life Fellow
  • Distinguished Lecturer, IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (1992-94)
  • Distinguished Alumnus Award, New Mexico State University
  • Centennial Alumnus Award, New Mexico State University
  • Outstanding Commitment Award, University of Maryland Clark School of Engineering
  • Associate Editor, Bioelectromagnetics Journal (1983‑85)
  • Associate Editor, IEEE Trans. Biomedical Engineering (1985‑1990)
  • Member, United States National Committee for the Union Radio Scientifique Internationale (URSI) (1978‑82)
  • National Academy of Sciences, NRC Representative to URSI (1978, 1981)
  • Fulbright Program Award (Senior Lectureship) at the University of Madrid (1963‑1964)

Andre Tits

  • Clark School of Engineering Faculty Service Award (2000)
  • IEEE Fellow (1998)
  • George Corcoran Award, ECE Department, University of Maryland (1996)
  • ISR Outstanding Systems Engineering Faculty Award, University of Maryland (1988)
  • Washington Technology's Top Ten Technology Talents (1988)
  • NSF Presidential Young Investigator (1985)
  • NSF Research Initiation Grant (1982)
  • Associate Editor-at-Large, Operations Research (2004-present)
  • Associate Editor-at-Large, Optimization and Engineering (2002-present)
  • Associate Editor-at-Large, Computational Optimization and Applications (2002-present)
  • Member, Board of Governors, IEEE Control Systems Society (1998-1999)
  • Associate Editor-at-Large, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control (1995-1998)
  • Associate Editor-at-Large, Automatica (1994-1999)
  • Associate Editor-at-Large, Systems and Control Letters (1991-1995)
  • Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control (1990-1993)
  • Editor for Rapid Publications of Automatica (September 2005-present)
  • Editor of Technical Notes and Correspondence of the IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control (1998-2005)

Steven Tretter

  • George Corcoran Award, ECE Department, University of Maryland (1976)


U


Sennur Ulukus

  • Institute of Systems Research (ISR) Outstanding Faculty Award (2011)
  • NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award (2005)
  • IEEE Marconi Prize Paper Award in Wireless Communications (2003)
  • Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Communications


V


Thirumalai Venkatesan

  • Americal Physical Society Fellow 

Uzi Vishkin

  • Maryland Daily Record Innovator of the Year Award (2007)
  • ACM Fellow (1996)
  • Editorial Board, ACM Transactions on Algorithms and Parallel Processing Letters
  • Editorial Board, IEEE Transactions on Computers
  • ISI Most Cited Researchers in Computer Science


W


Edo Waks

  • Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) (2010)
  • NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award (2009)
  • Army Research Office (ARO) Young Investigator Award (2007)

Min Wu

  • University of Maryland Distinguished Scholar-Teacher Award (2013(
  • Clark School of Engineering E. Robert Kent Junior Faculty Teaching Award (2010)
  • IEEE Mac Van Valkenburg Early Career Teaching Award (2009)
  • IEEE Signal Processing Society’s (SPS) Best Paper Award (2005)
  • Office of Naval Research (ONR) Young Investigator Award (2005)
  • European Association for Signal, Speech and Image Processing (EURASIP) Journal on Applied Signal Processing Best Paper Award (2004)
  • MIT Technology Review magazine, TR100 100 Top Young Innovators (2004)
  • George Corcoran Award, ECE Department, University of Maryland (2003)
  • NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award (2002)


X


Y


Chia-Hung Yang

  • Celebrating Teachers Award (1998)

Donald Yeung

  • IBM Shared University Research Award (2005)
  • NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award (2001)
  • George Corcoran Award, ECE Department, University of Maryland (2000)


Z


Kawthar Zaki^

  • Celebrating Teachers Award (1998)
  • Office of Technology Liaisons Invention of the Year Award (1996)
  • IEEE Fellow



* Denotes that the faculty member holds a primary appointment with another department on campus, and an affiliate appointment with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
√ Denotes that faculty member is no longer affiliated with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
** Professor of the Practice 
 
^ Faculty Emeritus

 

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